Isabelle Toney-Shay Knockwood

(L-R) Saint Mary’s Chancellor Robert P. Kelly, Elder Isabelle Toney-Shay Knockwood and University President Dr. Coin Dodds. Photo provided by Saint Mary’s University

(L-R) Saint Mary’s Chancellor Robert P. Kelly, Elder Isabelle Toney-Shay Knockwood and University President Dr. Coin Dodds. Photo provided by Saint Mary’s University

A respected author, political activist, and Mi’kmaw Elder, Isabelle Toney-Shay Knockwood has worked to inspire Aboriginal peoples and other Canadians in a process of renewed relationships based on mutual understanding and respect.

She is one of three inspirational leaders who will receive Honorary degrees at Saint Mary’s University October 18 or 19 during Convocation ceremonies. The other recipients are global seafood entrepreneur Colin Macdonald and Senator T ...

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